Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Most Beautiful and Largest Indonesia's Prambanan Hindu temple

Hi travelers, had you been visited Prambanan Hindu temple in Indonesia? The temple located on the border of two provinces, Central Java and Yogyakarta. Precisely about 30 kilometers north-east of the city of Yogyakarta. According to locals, the Prambanan temple was built as a manifestation the love of Bondowoso against Rara Jonggrang. This temple was built in the 10th century, during the reign of two kings, King Pikatan and King Balitung. The temple area is the largest cultural heritage in Indonesia, which is shown by the many temples relics of past glory.

Prambanan temple discovered in 1733 by C.A. Lons VOC employees on the mass of the East Indies Dutch in Indonesia. When the Prambanan found, it was  in collapsed condition covered with soil and shrubs. In 1885 the temple area was cleared of the heaps of soil, digged and collected the temples stones those were buried and scattered. In 1918,  the restoration began by rearranging the Shiva temple which was completed in 1953. Then in 1978 continued the preparation of temples and it completed in 1993.

On the other hand, aside as a tourism asset, the temple is now also used for the purposes of science and religion. Prambanan temple has been recognized worldwide as one of Indonesia's cultural icons. Prambanan is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site with the number 349 and updated in 1998 to number 642. Currently, the Prambanan condition badly damaged due to the earthquake in Yogyakarta May 27, 2006. Jackjoe
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016


Baikal Lake “Pearl of Siberia”

Baikal Lake dubbed as "Pearl of Siberia", the oldest natural lake then the deepest and most bargaining water in the world. This lake is located in the southern Siberian region of Irkutsk Oblast in the northwest and Buryatia on the southeast.

The lake is one of the largest lakes in the world with a surface area of ​​31 722 square kilometers, which is habitat to over 1,700 species of animals and plants. Baikal Lake has variety temperatures, in winter minimum temperature of -19 degrees Celsius and maximum 14 degrees Celsius in summer.

Almost of the lake completely surrounded by mountains. It has 27 islands and 330 rivers. The largest island in Baikal is Olkhon island with a length of about 72 km. The waters lake is very clear. It indicated the blue expanse water is very subtle. Baikal is the fifth container fresh water in the world that can still be drank directly because it has not been contaminated.

For those who what to visit the Baikal lake can use the plane or train to Irktsk or Ulan Ude, the journey continues using bus or taxi afterward. Baikal lake is located about 65 kilometers from Irkutsk and 250 kilometers from Ulan Ude. 

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Sunday, 20 November 2016


Tracing the Wonderful of Water Village Giethoorn in Dutch

Giethoorn is a small village in Overijssel province, Dutch. The water village located at north of Zwolle city about 110 km to the northeast Amsterdam. Giethoorn placed away from pollution and noise. This village known as the "Venice of the Netherlands" or "Venice of the North", which is almost the entire regions surround by branch canals into small rivers flow.

It was hard to find out vehicles that passing around, people in this village using electric boats that called punters as their transportation. 

Giethoorn most visited by travelers during the summer because the scenery is very beautiful. Visitors can rent punters to get around through the whole canal. The visitors also can drive punters by themselves within Giethoorn areas map. When driving around overland it would seem some people who walk or ride a bike there.

Giethoorns’ Water Village populated roughly equal 3000 people. Almost all of houses area surround by canals with a depth of about 1 meter. There are many houses built on small islands that connected by small wooden bridges.

This village was built by fugitives from Mediterranean around 1230 years ago. They found a jumble of wild goat horns were supposedly extinct due to flooding around the year 1170, and for that reason they call this area Geytenhorn which is later after many years changed into Giethoorn.

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Tuesday, 4 October 2016


Tangsi Pink Beach on East Lombok

As usual while surfing beautiful places in Indonesia on Mr.Google. Got what a wonderful place, its name Tangsi Beach or also known as Pink Beach. It is one of Indonesia charming that truly unfortunate if you miss it when you have opportunity to visit East Lombok. Actually, Tangsi’s sand color is white as common another beach, but the special things of pink sand is because it mixed with fragments of coral reefs fine reddish color. its pink sand clearly visible when the weather clear and the sand exposed by seawater. Unusual colors that make Tangsi beach really unique and interesting place to visit.

On the other hand, the uniqueness  of  Tangsi’s sand beach,  it brings  other natural beauty such as the cliffs that can be used  by visitors  to watch the pounding  waves closer, calmness  of  the sea with the relatively small wave. its also attract tourists  who love the beauty of beneath sea, visitors can snorkel to watch coral reefs and marine life which is captivating.

Location, it located in the village Tangsi Sekaroh, District Jerowaru, Lombok Timut. This beach is one of the few pink beaches in the world. In Indonesia, another pink beach sand color can be found on Komodo Island in East Nusa Tenggara.

Accessed Location, From Mataram, Tangsi Beach located take about 2 hour drive. The condition of the road to the beach, according to several bloggers who had been to the Pink Beach is still fairly poor condition. Stretch of rocky gravel extremely difficult journey to the beach area. But the panorama while access will make visitors forget the poor of road conditions. We recommend that visitors use private vehicles because there is no public transportation served. Lodge, none in coastal areas, the adequate lodge can be found in around Mataram..

Culinary, you'd better prepare yourself mainly drinks from home or buy at the nearest district, because there rarely sell along the way to the beach. Similarly in beache areas are also difficult to find who sell food or beverages.

Who intending to Tangsi Beach, give my regards to the creation of God on this one. God has created it so beautiful, our task are to keep it beautiful. Allah has bestowed a beautiful nature, our task to keep it together.

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016


Aceh Tsunami Museum, Banda Aceh

Aceh Tsunami Museum was built by BRR NAD-NIAS post-tsunami happened that claimed many casualties in Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. The museum was inaugurated by the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on February 23, 2008. The design of this museum was the best of museum design competition with the theme of the Aceh Tsunami Museum (NAD-TM) in 2007. The construction of the museum was spent about 140 billion rupiah.

There’re many meanings that could be drawn from the museum's construction, such as facilities that was build to commemorate the devastating Aceh on 26 December 2004, the incident killed about 240,000 victims. The Tsunami Museum was a symbol of the strength of the Acehnese people in the face of the largest disaster in history, and also as a means of learning what had happened in the past for future generations.

Location, the museum is in the center of Banda Aceh about 400 meters from Baiturrahman Mosque. Appropriately, in JL. Sultan Iskandar Muda side by side Blang Padang. Access to locations, for tourists who've been around Banda Aceh and plan to the museum, you can use public transportation, such as labi-labi (kind of common public transportation), transkutaradja bus, taxi or tricycle. But you can also walk into the museum from a certain point, as example, from Baiturrahman Mosque and Blangpadang field.

For lodging, there are many inns located in around Banda Aceh, such guesthouses, middle class hotels to star hotels.Some inns are located close to the tsunami museum, among others, Wisma Teuku Umar, Rasamala Hotel, Medan Hotel and Hotel 61 Banda Aceh. And about culinary, Banda Aceh is one of rich culinary cities in Indonesia. You can find culinary around the museum in coffee shop such Aceh noodle dish (Mie Aceh), omelette and other complementary foods.

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Wednesday, 1 June 2016


Rubiah Island Sabang, Beautiful Island in Indonesia

Rubiah island Sabang is one of the interesting charm in the zero kilometer Sabang Indonesia. The Island is perfect for travelers who like snorkeling and diving or just a walk around the island using boats which is paired glass underneath to see the beauty of coral reefs and other marine biota.
The sea water of Rubiah island is very clear as if like the sun can penetrate to the ocean floor. This is what makes the beauty of the coral reefs can be enjoyed by tourist from the window glass which is paired in the bottom of the boat. Beside of coral reefs, various types of tropical fish such as lion fish, angle fish, gigantic clams, school of parrot fish and many others also enriches the beauty of the marine park in Rubiah island. The tourists do not bother to bring equipment for snorkeling and diving. Here all the things are rented and the price also very affordable price.
Rubiah island located in Weh Island it's appropriately in the west Sabang. Nowadays most know as Sabang. Weh island is about 32 km from Banda Aceh, the capital of the provincial Aceh, Indonesia.

The travelers who want to get through the Rubiah island they can go from Ulee Lheue port  in Banda Aceh using a ferry or fast boat to the Sabang Balohan port. If you bring vehicles to use the ferry. A trip to Sabang crossing take approximately 90 minutes by ferry and 45 minutes by speedboat. Then to proceed to Rubiah island, tourists can go on using speedboats travel time approximately 15 minutes. Usually the crossing to the island of Rubiah through Iboih. Iboih it self can be reached by road approximately 40 minutes from Sabang city.

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Friday, 27 May 2016


The Charming of Bali

Bali was an Indonesian province that was recognized by the world because the beauty. Some people outside Indonesia even knew Indonesia from Bali. It was famous with the beautiful landscape. There were many beautiful spots. Such us sunset in kuta beach, sunrise in sanur beach and also the gorgeous dreamland beach's natural were some interesting charm in Bali.

The arrival of visitors to one of the world's charm always showed awesome. There were so many things that could be enjoyed by visitors in Bali besides the beautiful nature. Bali had combine natural beauty, art and culture of the local communities of interest.

The beauty of owned by Bali, making Bali was chosen as one of the best island in the world in 2015. Bali was chosen as the best tourist island to 7 world. Its beauty was also consistent with a population that was welcoming and friendly to visitors went to Bali. The Indonesian government was still very rely Bali to increase tourist arrivals to Indonesia.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Sabang The Beautiful Island in Indonesia

Island Weh or more know Sabang "The Beautiful Island in Indonesia" was a small island. It was located in the northwestern part of the island of Sumatera in Indonesia. It was originally a part of the island of Sumatera before splitting doe to a vulcanic eruption. The small island was often visited by cruise ships and yachts that passed in Sabang waters, because of this small island was located in the driveway Malacca Strait. Sabang was also much frequented by foreing tourists for its natural charm amazing and no less beautiful than the other travel assets in Indonesia.

The beauty of underwater was one charm and that was very attractive to tourists who visited to the island. The beauty of underwater in Sabang was very popular among divers. Therefore this island was often visited by divers from various countries. One of the places that was most visited by divers were Rubiah island marine park.

To reach the island of Sabang you could wade through the port of Ulee Lheue in Banda Aceh to the port of Balohan Sabang. There were two types of transport crossing, speed boats with mileage crossing  about  45 minutes  and  the  slow  boats  (Ferry)  with a crossing duration  of  approximately 2 hours.
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Friday, 8 April 2016

Ayam Tangkap (Catch Chicken), Fried Chicken Behind Leaves

If you visit to the region of Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar, one of the typical culinary that can be found is Ayam Tangkap, fried chicken behind foliages. Some may be curious to hear this one menu, it name is unique for dishes. It has been duly processed chicken were catch before then eaten. Apart of the origin of its name, the menus can be found easily in around Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar, almost all the Acehness food stalls provides the menu on it.

Ayam Tangkap is a culinary-based chicken’s meat cut into small pieces, usually the chicken used is fryer. Then the chicken is marinated in special herbs after it was fried and served with green chilli, pandan leaves and bay leaves that surrounding by people known as teumurui leaves.

Ayam Tangkap  start popular since the tsunami happened in Aceh on December 26, 2004. After the incident, some Acehness food stalls popped out which makes Ayam tangkap as the main menu, such as Ayam Tangkap Cut Dek and Ayam Tangkap Blang Bintang. For anyone who has visited Banda Aceh and surrounding areas, don’t missed Ayam Tangkap culinary which savory and crunchy also delicious guaranteed...

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Friday, 1 April 2016

Keumamah, Fish Timber by Acehness

One of the Acehness foods that can be enjoyed in Aceh is fish timber or by the local community known as keumamah. Keumamah also can be used as gifts for family when return from Tanah Rencong. Keumamah that already served can be found in a Acehness food stalls, while that on packed series it sold in the public market. In Aceh, Keumamah also often found in society events such as weddings and Maulid.

Keumamah is one of Aceh main course that made for patriots of the past when a guerrilla againt the invaders. It made from dried and naturally preserved tuna, it easier to carry and served as well as durable also. Glance, it looks brown or blackish with a hard texture such as wood. It had several processes how to make it such as the drying and curing.

If you claim yourself as culinaries hunter, you must try this  main course actually. Keumamah served with special spices of Aceh, coupled with a plate of warm rice. It was guaranteed great...

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Thursday, 31 March 2016


Pulau Batee (Rock Island), uninhabited wonder island at the end of Sumatra

Pulau Batee is charming uninhabited island at the tip of Sumatra, precisely in Aceh Besar, Aceh province of Indonesia. For those who enjoy adventure into the new beautiful places in a sense still very natural, not been met by the general public. Pulau Batee is one of attractive option certainly.

Trip to Pulau Batee only could use the fishing boat, because hasn't been evailable public transportation such as ships or other special transportation until now. Voyages start through the dock Ulee Lheue Banda Aceh, the trip takes about 15-30 minutes depends on the ocean waves condition. The capacity of the boat used to carry 10-11 passengers. So, prepare the formation soon...

If at any time step brings us to the Pulau Batee, let's enjoy the beauty of God's creation wisely. Prepare enough stock because the location away from the crowds, especially if you want to enjoy a camp night on the island. Cleanliness is next to Godlines, therefore whatever we brought, take it back, do not let our trash littering the beauty of the Pulau Batee.

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Sunday, 13 March 2016


Goa Sarang, The Secrets Behind of Sabang’s Mountains

The beauty of Sabang is no doubt anymore, every corner of the city has its own charm. There are many interesting locations are not so well known among tourists, one of it is Goa Sarang. Judging from the location and the journey that must be taken, Goa Sarang still impressed secrets hidden behind the mountains of Sabang. The location far away from the crowd, Just a few visitors were seen passing while taking picture the beauty of around Goa Sarang.

Goa Sarang is one of the caves are formed naturally in Sabang. It located oppositeTourism Iboih Forest, there are inhabited by a variety of animals such as birds, bats and snakes. Interestingly, from the mouth’s cave leads directly to the ocean. Visitors who are interested in enjoying the uniqueness of caves, stalactites formed by water droplets in the cave treats a beautiful view.

The way to the Goa Sarang can be reached from the way sea or land, from the sea we can use a rented motor boat around the Iboih or Gapang areas. For the land, a very challenging journey through the path, the trip also had to descend a steep cliff, passable also draining energy and mental. However, all the tiredness will pay off with panoramas that obtained when arriving at the location. If you  intend to travel or vacation to Sabang, do not to miss a moment to this place. The difference nuances of the ordinary you heard about Sabang is Goa Sarang.

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Tuesday, 8 March 2016


Peucari Waterfall, Hidden Objects in Inland Aceh Besar

For those of you who like to explore, Peucari waterfall in Indonesia, surely one of the attractive destinations to visit. This waterfall is hidden in the middle of the wilderness in the interior of Aceh Besar district which is a neighbor of the city of Banda Aceh, The capital city of the province. Peucari Waterfall precisely located in the middle of the Jantho‘s woods. To get to Jantho takes about 1 hour trip by private vehicle or public From Banda Aceh.

From Jantho to the waterfall followed by walk, a trip down the trail takes approximately 2 hours. The trip will be accompanied by a guide from the local village with certain cost in accordance with the activities to do. If only been localized the charge Rp.200.000,-, but if you plan to spend the night in the location the charge Rp.500.000,-. Considered the grueling journey, it must be ensured body condition in good health, physically and mentally ready.

Surely such that grueling 2 hours will pay off with the beauty and remarkable of God's creation. If one day have chance for us to enjoy the beautiful corner of the world, pleasure to have fun but do not too over. Prepare enough food stock because of the location away from the crowds. Whatever we take on, bring it back home, do not let our trash littering the naturalness and beauty of the Peucari waterfall area.

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Friday, 12 February 2016


Lange, beautiful beach with natural fountain from coral slit

There are so many hidden beach in Indonesia. Lange Beach at Aceh is one of it. The beautiful beach that deplete energies on trip by way of florest, farmland and plantation. It placed at Lam Lhom, Aceh Besar. It's about one hour challenge trip to arrive that beautiful beach.

Besides nature sense, one of spesial attraction from Lange Beach is the nature fountain that created by pounding wave and squirting pass through coral slit. Several visitors said the fountain is one of their reason to waste long time at there.

During swim and playing water, you can see a lot of ocean biotas in Lange Beach. Which are shells, sea urchin and variety beautiful fish. If we want to enjoy the beautiful of Lange Beach, we have to permit with vice village society and don't let our trash contaminate the beautiful beach.

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Wednesday, 27 January 2016


Kuala Parek, One of Tourism Attraction Challenging in Indonesia

Kuala Parek is one of tourism attraction in Indonesia. It located at Kaloy Village, Tamiang Hulu, Aceh Tamiang. It placed in AMPLI enterprise area which one of oil palm estate at Aceh Tamiang.

We can see big split rocks being river path at Kuala Parek. There is water flow through the rift beautifully. But becareful, don't ever try to swim in the current because it too dangerous. The swift current can make fatal accident.

This place not many be visited by people, perhaps it caused this place is so far and chellenging realm. The nature condition seems natural within steep railing river current. Otherwise, on across side it dense natural forest.

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